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McCune BRATTON

McCune BRATTON

Male 1903 - 1972  (68 years)

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  • Name McCune BRATTON 
    Nickname Mac 
    Born 10 Dec 1903  Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Attended 19 Mar 1955  Wedding of Jim Hiester and Caroline Reynolds Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Died 09 Jun 1972  Lebanon, PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Ashland Cemetery, Cumberland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I9834  Primary
    Last Modified 13 Oct 2010 

    Father John Brisbane BRATTON,   b. 3 Jun 1865, Carlisle, Cumberland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Aug 1921  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Mary Kezia MCCUNE,   b. 25 Aug 1876, Shippensburg, Cumberland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Jan 1966, Akron, , PA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Married May 4 1898  Cumberland Co., PA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Bratton, John B. and Mary Kezia McCune Marriage License
    Bratton, John B. and Mary Kezia McCune Marriage License
    Family ID F2816  Group Sheet

    Family Edith WOOTEN,   b. 3 May 1904, Hampden, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1995, Baltimore, Baltimore Co., Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years) 
    Children 
    +1. Lavinia BRATTON,   b. Abt 1931
    Family ID F3420  Group Sheet

  • Obituaries
    Bratton, McCune
    Bratton, McCune

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    McCune 'Mac' Bratton
    McCune "Mac" Bratton

  • Sources 
    1. [S266] NEWS: Lebanon Daily News, 10 Jun 1972.
      McCune Bratton, Well-Known Shoe Merchant, Dies

      McCune Bratton, a well-known retired merchant in downtown Lebanon, died Thursday in the good Samaritan Hospital, He was 68.

      Bratton lived at 45 Crestview Drive. He was the husband of Edith Wootten Bratton.

      He was born in Carlisle, a son of the late John B. and Mary McCune Bratton.

      He owned Bratton's Shoe Store for 31 years, starting with a partner as Shultz and Bratton on Cumberland Street next to Pomeroy's. After a few years, Bratton bought out his partner and the store became known as Bratton's Shoe Store. Later he moved into a larger store between Harpel's and Haak's and was located there until he closed the store and retired in November 1971.

      He was active in the Center of Lebanon Association and had been a member of the Lebanon Chamber of Commerce before he retired. He was well-known and extremely well like din the community.

      Elder inChurch

      He was an elder of St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, and was president of the Tired Businessman's Club.

      He attended Carlisle High School and Dickinson College. He was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity and the Lincoln Republican Club.

      Surviving in addition to his wife, are a daughter, Lavinia, wife of C. Douglas Penniman, and three grandchildren, all of Baltimore, Md; a sister, Elizabeth Bratton Reynolds, Mohnton, and four nieces and nephews.

    2. [S247] Newspaper Clipping, 6 May 1898.
      Philadelphia Inquirer, Friday, May 6, 1898

      Shippensburg: Miss Mary K. McCune, of this place, and John B. Bratton, of Carlisle, were married Wednesday night.

    3. [S247] Newspaper Clipping, Harrisburg Telegraph, 6 May 1898.
      Mr. John B. Bratton, of Carlisle, was wedded to Miss Mary K. McCune, of Shippensburg, Tuesday night.

    4. [S247] Newspaper Clipping, The Chronicle (Shippensburg), 5 May 1898.
      Bratton - Mccune

      A quiet wedding was celebrated Wednesday evening, May 4, at eight o'clock at the home of Mrs. Elizabeth R. McCune, on Normal Avenue, when her daughter, Mary K., was united in marriage with Mr. John B. Bratton, of Carlisle. No invitations had been issued and the guests present were only the nearest relatives of the bride and groom. The house was prettily decorated with apple blossoms and other early spring flowers.

      Miss Mary Bratton, of Carlisle, a sister of the groom, played Mendelsohn's wedding march and the bride and groom entered the parlor unattended. The ceremony was preformed by Rev. Curtis O. Bosserman, pastor of the Covenant Presbyterian Church, Harrisburg, an intimate friend of Mr. Bratton.

      At the conclusion of the ceremony, Mr. and Mrs. Bratton received the congratulations of their friends and then led the way to the dining room, where supper was served.

      The bride's wedding gown was of white organdie over white taffeta and she carried Bride roses. Although the wedding was so quiet the bride received a large number of very handsome wedding presents. Announcement cards were sent out this (Thursday) morning.

      For the present, Mr. and Mrs. Bratton will reside with the latter's mother, Mr. Bratton being engaged int he insurance business which calls him from home a great deal. They have the best wishes of their many friends that their married life may be of many years and full of sunshine and THE CHRONICLE joins in these.